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Emergency Medical Services (EMS)

Every community needs professionals trained to deliver emergency medical services. EMS Academy courses range from basic emergency medical responder through advanced emergency medical technician and paramedic. All instructors have years of experience as EMTs and paramedics and use state-of-the-art professional education and certification training. Program graduates exceed the national average pass rate for national registry. The Rural/Frontier EMS Education Grant is available to improve accessibility of training in remote areas. Specialized EMS programs include the National Disaster Life Support™ courses to prepare healthcare and emergency response personnel for mass casualty events. The courses stress a comprehensive, all-hazards approach in preparing for disasters and other public health emergencies. Courses in basic emergency medical services in Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive events teaches understanding of CBRNE incident management, unique EMS responder considerations and medical response issues in a WMD incident.

TEEX offers slow and fast paced courses for Emergency Medical Technician. Learn more about the benefits of each of these training offerings.

TEEX is a recognized Regional Training Center for the National Disaster Life Support Foundation.

The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service Paramedic Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs ( the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation of Educational Programs for the Emergency Medical Services Professions (CoAEMSP).

Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, GL 33756
(727) 210-2350

EMS Resources

All students participating in training at TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field are required to follow all guidelines in the Student Safety Manual for the fire field.

Funding Options DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types Online Face-to-Face Blended
  • Basic, Intermediate, and Paramedic EMS Courses

  • Continuing EMS Education

  • Leader/Preparedness Courses

  • National Registry Exams


At a glance (PDF) - Open enrollment class dates all in one place.

TEEX paramedic program awarded full accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs.

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